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McCain to pro-lifers: State your position, then ‘leave the issue alone’
http://www.lifesitenews.com ^ | November 26, 2012 | Ben Johnson

Posted on 11/27/2012 5:57:00 PM PST by NKP_Vet

Former presidential nominee John McCain is urging Republicans to confine their support for the unborn to rhetoric but abandon thoughts of enacting new legislation.

Appearing on Fox News Sunday over the weekend, the Arizona senator said the GOP needs “a bigger tent” to be successful in presidential elections, and part of that means dropping social issues important to conservatives.

Echoing the talking point that men should not weigh in on a female issue McCain said, “I don’t think anybody like me —” then pointed to himself before changing gears abruptly. “I can state my position on abortion, but other than that, leave the issue alone, when we are in the kind of economic situation and, frankly, national security situation we’re in.”

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The world's most famous RINO finally wants us all to become God-hating democrats. He now calls defending the unborn "rhetoric". Just mindless talk. Please go away Juan. You have no shame. Better yet, how about doing something you've always wanted to do. Switch to the party of death. They will welcome you with open arms.
1 posted on 11/27/2012 5:57:05 PM PST by NKP_Vet
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To: NKP_Vet

RO to McCain: My position is for you to shut the hell up.


2 posted on 11/27/2012 5:58:03 PM PST by Repeat Offender (What good are conservative principles if we don't stand by them?)
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To: NKP_Vet

we must keep sacrificing our progeny to molech, the economy sucks and the middle east is about to blow....

you freaking putzes didn’t do squat about stopping abrtion when times were good and you had the power. don’t give me this crap john, i ain’t buying it and nobody else is either.


3 posted on 11/27/2012 6:00:14 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: NKP_Vet
‘leave the issue alone’

NO WAY IN HELL!!!!

4 posted on 11/27/2012 6:00:28 PM PST by doc1019 (Abortion: Women have a choice, unborn babies don't.)
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To: NKP_Vet

Him and Rmney etc

The problem is the party and the base did turn out and vote.

It just encourages more of this crap


5 posted on 11/27/2012 6:00:31 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: NKP_Vet

I saw him say this.


6 posted on 11/27/2012 6:01:07 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: NKP_Vet

McCain has a new book coming out: An Excuse For All Seasons.


7 posted on 11/27/2012 6:01:22 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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8 posted on 11/27/2012 6:01:46 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: NKP_Vet

Another sit down and SHUT UP moment from Mr. bi-partisan.


9 posted on 11/27/2012 6:02:38 PM PST by TADSLOS (Welcome to the new Plastic Banana Republic- We''ll Make You Feel Good to be Poor)
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To: NKP_Vet

Dear John,

f*** you.

Love,

L.


10 posted on 11/27/2012 6:04:38 PM PST by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: NKP_Vet
"...men should not weigh in on a female issue..."

How is it a "female issue" when roughly 50% of those being aborted are male?!?!

11 posted on 11/27/2012 6:07:15 PM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: NKP_Vet

McCain, state your position and go away.


12 posted on 11/27/2012 6:11:50 PM PST by tennmountainman
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To: NKP_Vet

McCain, go back to Hanoi!


13 posted on 11/27/2012 6:12:04 PM PST by Fiji Hill (Io Triumphe!)
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To: NKP_Vet

McCain doesn’t have any principles, so he has difficulty understanding anyone who does. He also doesn’t understand that the problems he regards as important won’t be affected by him, one way or the other. McCain is to the economy as a blowfly is to sun spots. The same goes for national security. He is irrelevant. So there McCain, state your opinion, and then go find some geriatric hobby that will keep you out of the way.


14 posted on 11/27/2012 6:12:37 PM PST by pallis
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To: NKP_Vet; All

Hanoi John running at the mouth again...playing his “(Bleep) The Base” BS garbage

These RINO PhonyCons need to go


15 posted on 11/27/2012 6:13:57 PM PST by SeminoleCounty (Marco Rubio is not a Conservative. "Amnesty Liberals" are never Conservative)
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To: NKP_Vet

That’s the way to bring the Catholics in.


16 posted on 11/27/2012 6:14:15 PM PST by Vince Ferrer
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To: NKP_Vet

Its kinda depressing when the last two GOP presidential races have resulted in our nominees being liberal democrats.


17 posted on 11/27/2012 6:15:17 PM PST by wonkowasright (Wonko from outside the asylum)
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To: NKP_Vet
State your position, then ‘leave the issue alone’

Hey McCain,

Do your job.

Give the issue back to the states like it was, and then 'leave the issue alone'.

18 posted on 11/27/2012 6:15:56 PM PST by donna (Pray for revival.)
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To: Secret Agent Man
we must keep sacrificing our progeny to molech

I'm beginning to think illegal immigration is God's way of replacing a population that has abandoned Him. They have produced children while we have sacrificed our future generations on the alter of sexual gratification.

19 posted on 11/27/2012 6:17:30 PM PST by TwelveOfTwenty (Ho, ho, hey, hey, I'm BUYcotting Chick-Fil-A)
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To: NKP_Vet
A bigger tent is fine. Problem is that you want to move the frickin' tent, and we're not budging.

Every time you say, "we need to be more inclusive", you follow it with a silent "and you need to shut up or leave".

Big tents don't stand well if you kick out all the main supports.

20 posted on 11/27/2012 6:18:39 PM PST by Tanniker Smith (Rome didn't fall in a day, either.)
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To: NKP_Vet

The GOP needs leaders to win presidential elections. McCain, you are not a leader and never will be. Go back to kissing Harry Reid’s @ss.


21 posted on 11/27/2012 6:20:40 PM PST by Yogafist
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To: pallis

Little Meghan must be giving Daddy hell and we sure do want a tent big enough to include her, now don’t we!


22 posted on 11/27/2012 6:21:10 PM PST by Sioux-san
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To: NKP_Vet

McCain and shallow people like him think we can just ignore abortion, and tend to “more important” issues.

They are wrong. Legal abortion means that both the Declaration and Constitution are DEAD, and the country will consequently collapse.


23 posted on 11/27/2012 6:22:01 PM PST by Arthur McGowan (If you're FOR sticking scissors in a baby girl's neck and sucking out her brains, you are PRO-WOMAN!)
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To: Tanniker Smith

I am all for bigger tents. However, we need to not have our center pole be the abortion issue - many poeple, especially women, do not vote for a candidate based on how they view abortion. IT’S THE ECONOMY, STUPID! Make the economy/fiscal responsibility the center pole and you get more votes. IMO, Romeny should have been pounding this into the heads of every American. Every single ad should have been on fiscal responsibility and how the govt is so out of touch with how households are managed. Until the right does that, they will continue to lose to a bunch of idiots who say what needs to be said to win an election.


24 posted on 11/27/2012 6:25:10 PM PST by Cyclone59 (Obama is like Ron Burgundy - he will read ANYTHING that is on the teleprompter)
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To: NKP_Vet

A pity McStain wasn’t left behind in Hanoi.


25 posted on 11/27/2012 6:25:28 PM PST by GenXteacher (You have chosen dishonor to avoid war; you shall have war also.)
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To: NKP_Vet

“State your position, then ‘leave the issue alone’”.

How ‘bout REPRESENTING your constituents—ya know—those that pay your salary? I’d wager the majority of us don’t wish to SUBSIDIZE others sins. Pay for your own control or keep your legs closed (very cheap alternative.)

Wonder how many abortions his spawn has gotten over her lifetime.


26 posted on 11/27/2012 6:25:52 PM PST by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: NKP_Vet

Keep putting your energies into the GOP and keep going nowhere.

It is not a conservative party and regards the rank and file who are as abject fools.


27 posted on 11/27/2012 6:28:14 PM PST by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans. Don't read their lips. Watch their hands.)
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To: NKP_Vet
Interesting.

McCain must have never been a fetus.

28 posted on 11/27/2012 6:32:27 PM PST by Flycatcher (God speaks to us, through the supernal lightness of birds, in a special type of poetry.)
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To: NKP_Vet

That double yellow line can be a lonely place can’t it, Johnnie?

RINO’s only gain a spine when they are attacking conservatives and their principles. With liberals, they turn to jellyfish.

This is precisely why they can never be relied upon when the rubber meets the road.


29 posted on 11/27/2012 6:34:11 PM PST by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: NKP_Vet

John McCain is a Democrat.


30 posted on 11/27/2012 6:35:48 PM PST by bmwcyle (Women reelected Obama)
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To: NKP_Vet

Not the first time McCain has betrayed the weak and defenseless.

Back in the days, he agreed to chair the POW-MIA committee, and used his POW creds to betray his fellow POWs in return for political power and profit.


31 posted on 11/27/2012 6:36:07 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: NKP_Vet

Every now and then McCain says something I like but mostly he just irritates the heck out of me.


32 posted on 11/27/2012 6:38:27 PM PST by yarddog (One shot one miss.)
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To: NKP_Vet

confine their support for the unborn to rhetoric but abandon thoughts of enacting new legislation.”

Faith w/o works is dead.


33 posted on 11/27/2012 6:41:15 PM PST by Huskrrrr
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To: NKP_Vet
Pound sand, McCain!

Life at Conception Act: Rand Paul's Bold Plan to End Abortion via Roe v. Wade

34 posted on 11/27/2012 6:43:11 PM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: NKP_Vet

FOADJMcL!

useless puke...


35 posted on 11/27/2012 6:47:40 PM PST by castlebrew (Gun Control means hitting where you're aiming!))
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To: nathanbedford

FYI __ PING: “ - - - and part of that means dropping social issues important to conservatives. - - - “


36 posted on 11/27/2012 6:49:01 PM PST by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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37 posted on 11/27/2012 6:52:11 PM PST by RedMDer (Please support Toys for Tots this CHRISTmas season.)
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To: doc1019

Maybe this should say NO WAY IN HEAVEN! I feel that Jesus weeps daily as he sees another little life snuffed out because someone doesn’t want to be “punished” with a baby.

As much as I detest zero, I’m almost glad McCain didn’t get the win. Who does he think he is telling us to leave this issue alone?


38 posted on 11/27/2012 6:53:00 PM PST by Catsrus
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To: NKP_Vet

McCain just go away.

Please.

Shut up if you can’t go away.


39 posted on 11/27/2012 6:53:14 PM PST by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: NKP_Vet

Another illustration of an undeniable truth: There is no further point to the Republican party. Probably, too, there is very little hope for the country as a whole because it is more likely that the USA will implode than that a principled conservative party will emerge any time in the foreseeable future.


40 posted on 11/27/2012 6:53:51 PM PST by madprof98
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To: NKP_Vet

John, you’re assuming two things: First, that the folks who believe that will be satisfied to leave it at that. Second, even if they are, that the people who are against them will let them leave it at that.

You know what happens when you assume, don’t you?


41 posted on 11/27/2012 6:55:26 PM PST by RichInOC (Palin 2016: The Perfect Storm.)
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To: NKP_Vet

We dodged a bullet when he lost the election.


42 posted on 11/27/2012 6:55:41 PM PST by lowbridge (Joe Biden: "Look, the Taliban per se is not our enemy.")
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To: NKP_Vet; JRandomFreeper
I didn't vote for McCain and that wasn't popular on this forum just like I didn't vote for Romney and was called a traitor on this forum.

You see what McCain really is - wait until you find out what Romney really is.

Next time we'll get even a more liberal candidate which is probably Jeb Bush and most on this forum will vote for him and trash those who don't. There will never be another conservative president.

Prepping is the only answer to life in the near and distant future. I am concentrating on that since liberals own this country from now on. My personal world will be okay due to preps - I don't know what the rest of the world will be.

43 posted on 11/27/2012 6:57:45 PM PST by Marcella (Prepping can save your life today.)
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To: NKP_Vet
We're all eunuchs now.
44 posted on 11/27/2012 6:59:09 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (Labor unions are the Communist Party of the USA.)
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To: Cyclone59

Hmmm, seems that Mitt made the economy the central issue of his campaign, and we all know how that turned out. The leftists voted on social issues and ignorance of how our government works. The stupids think that zero has the power to do anything he wants or campaigns on. If he had his way - he would - and he still might before the end of his second term.

Oh Lord, how it pains me to write those words - second term. Ugh! It sounds like an eternity.


45 posted on 11/27/2012 7:00:51 PM PST by Catsrus
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To: NKP_Vet
Arizona senator said the GOP needs “a bigger tent” to be successful in presidential elections,

And what better expert at being "successful in presidential elections" could we have than John McCain?

46 posted on 11/27/2012 7:01:34 PM PST by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: doc1019

Heil Hitler, Mr.Senile McInsane! No one is going to click their heels and salute you, IDIOT!!


47 posted on 11/27/2012 7:03:09 PM PST by lu shissler (an take his naiv)
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To: doc1019

Heil Hitler, Mr.Senile McInsane! No one is going to click their heels and salute you, IDIOT!!


48 posted on 11/27/2012 7:03:57 PM PST by lu shissler (an take his naiv)
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To: Catsrus

I think he’s saying; Be pro-life, vote pro-life, just don’t campaign on the issue and make yourself a target.

That’s probably not bad advice. There are a lot of ways to run as a conservative, and your base will know where you stand.


49 posted on 11/27/2012 7:05:38 PM PST by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans Freed the Slaves" Month)
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To: Marcella
I don't know what it's going to take to get you over your hesitation to speak up. ;)

I've been here about as long as you, and get hammered every election cycle because I won't vote for the GOP liberal.

Rule #1. Don't kill babies. Don't support it, don't look the other way.

How hard is that?

We might get another conservative president, but I'm the eternal optimist. I'm certainly not putting any cash on that bet.

/johnny

50 posted on 11/27/2012 7:07:20 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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